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IQ Callao by Temporary Apartments

Pacheco de Melo 1859 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for good price with great benefits, this is the place. The apartment is roomy and fully eqquiped, located in a great neighborhood, plenty of restaurants and attractions. The building is modern and well kept. Although it not literally a hotel but rather an apart-hotel, with room service just 1x or 2x a week, a just love it!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This hotel provides great value if you're not looking for the feeling of being "catered to" or pampered. The towels are very old, no bathroom amenities, the beds are quite thin and the sheets have been washed but show age stains. We stayed on the 5th floor, and apparently, the housekeepers gathered in a Room across ours every morning and... More 

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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

These apartments are beautiful. Each one has a balcony either overlooking the cool street or the gorgeous courtyard in the back. The rooftop is so private and beautiful with the lap pool and plenty of space to have alone time, do a little yoga, or soak up the sun. There is a workout room, steam room and sauna. Loved my... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The room was spacious, quiet, clean and well equipped. The kitchen had fridge, cutlery, plates and microwave. The staff speaks English and is very helpful, they gave us a map of Buenos and answered all questions. Guests can also use gym on the 10th floor.

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Weststadt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

very nice looking flats, in the good area Recoleta located. but a lot of things in bad condition. equipment does not work (coffeemaker and the hairdryer) and the cleaning was not the normal standard. the floor wiping with a white paper: the paper is changing to black. all over the balcony is dirty of birds. windows not clean....

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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Apartment was exactly as represented, no more no less. No extra fees or charges. Super nice management. Hot tub not very hot or clean. Great pool and pool area, sauna, and gym. Loved the location and nearby restaurants, Melo and Rodi.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Front desk staff not helpful and a bit rude. They don't care to solve your problems with the accommodation. Been in two different apartments and none of them was fully equipped as described. One of the apartments wasn't well cleaned when we get in, and they refuse to make a better job after we complain. The location is good and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is more a residential hotel located right in the heart of upscale RECOLETA neighborhood, close to main shopping streets, subway, and Recoleta's cemetery and cultural center. Easy access to all areas, plenty of good restaurants around. The Hotel doesn't offer room service and the cleaning is made once or twice a week, but the room is great, with a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

On all of our six trips to BA since May 2013 up to May this year, my partner and I have stayed at IQ Callao. During the past year we have experienced the place slowly deteriorate which is quite unfortunate as it is in a good location and used to be good value for money. Some examples: - Room cleaning... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Let's start with the positives. 1) The facility is in a great location 2) the decor is nice and the lobby, elevators, and apartment are very clean 3) the bed is reasonably comfortable. However, the internet connectivity and wifi network are a disaster. Good luck getting connected. Over the week, it has varied from no wifi, to no interconnection to... More 

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Recoleta
Characterized by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighborhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centered on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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